UK Plaintext Forecasts

title: Mountain Forecasts
location: East Highland
time: 0347
IssuedDate: Monday, 01 May 2017

Element: Blizzards
Risk: No Risk
Comments: 

Element: Heavy snow
Risk: No Risk
Comments: 

Element: Storm force winds
Risk: No Risk
Comments: 

Element: Gales
Risk: Low
Comments: Over the Cairngorms, slowly moderating through the day.

Element: Severe chill effect
Risk: Low
Comments: At first over the higher summits, with gales and near zero temperatures

Element: Persistent extensive hill fog
Risk: Medium
Comments: Over the eastern Cairngorms, Angus and south Perthshire hills.

Element: Thunderstorms
Risk: No Risk
Comments: 

Element: Heavy persistent rain
Risk: No Risk
Comments: 

Element: Strong sunlight
Risk: Medium
Comments: Risk of sunburn, mainly over western ranges.
Overview: Dry with some sunshine across western ranges, mainly cloudy in the east with perhaps some light rain or drizzle later. strong winds over the summits.

Forecast_Day0: 

Weather: A mainly dry day with sunny spells for the eastern Cairngorms, Monadhliaths and Creag Meagaidh, but rather cloudy for elsewhere, and this will thicken and lower through the day with perhaps some light rain or drizzle on eastern slopes during the evening.
Visibility: Good, locally very good across the eastern Cairngorms and Monadhliaths and Creag Meagaidh, becoming moderate or poor later across eastern upslopes and spreading further west towards Bredalbane and Ben Chonzie during the evening.
HillFog: Occasional or occasional patches above around 600 metres across the eastern Cairngorms, Angus and south Perthshire hills, becoming more persitent by the evening and lowering to 400 metres
MaxWindLevel: 600m
MaxWind: Southeasterly 35 mph gust 50 mph, occasional gusts 60 mph over the Cairngorms at first, slowly decreasing 15-20 mph.
TempLowLevel: Plus 4 Celsius rising to plus 14 Celsius, but locally plus 17 Celsius in Spayside. Falling to plus 6 Celsius during the evening.
TempHighLevel: Plus 3 Celsius, risng to plus 7 Celsius in the sunshine across western summits.
FreezingLevel: 1400 metres soon rising above all summits.

Forecast_Day1: 

Weather: Some clear intervals in the far west, otherwise mainly cloudy with perhaps some light rain or drizzle across eastern ranges. Conditions improving during the morning, becoming dry with clouds thinning and breaking to give some sunshine, with the best of this across western ranges during the afternoon and evening.
Visibility: Moderate or good, locally poor across eastern slopes, becoming good or very good by midday.
HillFog: Occasional or persistent above around 400 metres across all but the far west, this lifting and breaking during the morning with summits largely clear of cloud by midday. Occasional or occasional patches forming above 600 metres across southern and eastern ranges during the evening.
MaxWindLevel: 600m
MaxWind: East or southeast 15-20 mph
TempLowLevel: Plus 6 Celsius rising to plus 14 Celsius, but locally plus 17 Celsius in Speyside. Falling to plus 6 Celsius during the evening.
TempHighLevel: Plus 2 Celsius rising to plus 6 Celsius then zero Celsius later
FreezingLevel: Above the summits lowering to 900 metres later
Outlook_Day2: Dry and bright with sunny spells and good visibilities. Moderate or fresh easterly winds over the summits, locally strong over the Cairngorms. Freezing level 900 metres rising to 1200 metres for a time during the day.
Outlook_Day3: Another dry and bright day with the best of the sunshine across western ranges. Moderate or fresh east to northeasterly winds over the summits, locally strong over the Cairngorms. Freezing level 900 metres rising to 1200 metres for a time during the day.
Outlook_Day4: Still some bright or sunny spells across southern and western ranges, but more in the way of cloud generally with perhaps some light rain across northern ranges later. Moderate or fresh northeasterly winds over the summits, locally strong over the Cairngorms. Freezing level 900 metres rising above the summits.

Issued by the Met Office

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